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Drew R. Ball

Drew R. Ball

Ball & McCann, P.C.
  • Real Estate Law, Personal Injury, Insurance Claims ...
  • Illinois
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Biography

Mr. Drew R. Ball is a dedicated and skilled attorney that has represented clients in matters involving Real Estate, Personal Injury, Insurance Disputes and Commercial Litigation. He continues to garner praise from clients and colleagues alike for his has a proven track record of success.

Drew R. Ball attended the University of Louisville where he actively volunteered his time and resources to organizations and events through out the City of Louisville. He then attended law school in Miami, Florida where he continued his community service involvement by committing his time and resources to numerous Pro Bono projects through out South Florida.

Mr. Ball was recognized as a top attorney in Illinois by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2016 - 2020 and named as an Illinois Rising Star Attorney for his work in civil litigation. He is a proud member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

For more information visit: www.BallMcCannLaw.com

Practice Areas
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Residential Real Estate
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Limited to 30 minute consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Personal Injury cases at the standard third contingency fee.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Retainer (hourly)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Partner
Ball & McCann, P.C.
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Member
Illinois State Bar Association
- Current
Member
American Bar Association (ABA)
- Current
Licensed Attorney
Illinois State Bar
- Current
Education
St. Thomas University School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
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University of Louisville
B.S. (2011) | Sports Business
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Awards
Rising Star Attorney
Super Lawyers
As a lawyer selected to the Rising Stars list, Drew Ball has been recognized by his peers for his professional achievements through a multi-phase selection process. The selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation, as well as peer reviews to join the prestigious list of no more than 2.5% in the State of Illinois. Drew has been selected by Super Lawyers for three consecutive years (2016 - 2019).
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
The Rising Stars list is comprised of attorneys that are 40 years or younger, and each year no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the State of Illinois are selected to receive this immense honor. As a lawyer selected to the Rising Stars list, Drew has been recognized by his peers and for his professional achievements through a multi-phase selection process. The selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation, as well as peer reviews to join the prestigious list of no more than 2.5% in the State of Illinois.
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Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar Association  # 6318371
Member
Current
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American Bar Association (ABA)  # 02806473
Member
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Activities: Member of the ABA TIPS Section
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Publications
Certifications
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Illinois State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Ball & McCann, P.C.
Legal Answers
19 Questions Answered
Q. I signed a contract for condo in PR w/ earnest $ in Feb 2020 BEFORE Covid. Can I cancel w/o penalty (lost wages)
A: It depends on many facts that you have not provided in your question. Also, an attorney needs to review your contract before advising you accurately on whether or not you can terminate the contract. I would highly advise you to immediately contact an attorney to discuss your options as the longer you wait the less likely you have grounds to back out of the contract.
Q. HOA Building (balcony) maintenance
A: It depends on the setup of the balcony, as well as the exact language used in your condo decelerations and bylaws. But if it is a shared common balcony where there is essentially only one or two sets of walk up stairs for all unit owners and an open walkway on each level accessible to all units - without a specific area blocked off or designated just for your condo's use - then it would be considered a common element. If you have a specific area designated on the balcony just for your unit then it is likely a limited common element unless otherwise defined in your HOA decs and bylaws. “Limited Common Elements” are defined by the Act to mean a portion of the common elements so designated in the declaration as being reserved for the use of a certain unit or units to the exclusion of other units.." Ultimately, you are going to be paying for the repairs one way or another. Either the HOA will use your monthly HOA fees/reserve funds (although this will be cheaper) to pay for the repairs or by having to pay out of pocket for all repairs. Review your HOA decs and bylaws and consult an attorney if you have further questions. Stay safe and healthy, I wish you the best.
Q. When do I send out my demand letter?
A: I am sorry to hear about your injury and hope you are feeling better. That said, I would strongly discourage you from trying to handle this yourself. Insurance companies do not take unrepresented individuals seriously. You should stop everything you are doing, do not contact the relevant parties or the adjusters, nor make any other statements about the matter until you are represented or at the very least speak with an attorney directly. Also, I recommend acting quickly, as you have a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit should it be necessary to get you the full compensation you deserve. Many of us offer free consultations, so it will not cost you anything out of pocket to organize all of the relevant documentation, and consult with an experienced attorney. After a review of the details, we can advise as to the best course of action moving forward.
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Contact & Map
Ball & McCann, P.C.
161 N Clark St
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (872) 205-6556
Fax: (872) 204-0244
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 2 PM (Today)
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